The recently published Green carnations, Glas na Gile, is a compelling anthology told through the voices of 25 Irish LGBTQ + poets, capturing today’s queer experience. The anthology traces the ups and downs of first loves, longer couple relationships and sexual encounters, pleasure and pain, self-reflection and celebration, all through
Lisburn-based stairlift supplier Olympic Lifts has looked at the accessibility of more than 40 of Ireland’s most visited attractions and found that 40% of them are not fully wheelchair accessible. The list of attractions is taken from Fáilte Ireland’s list of most visited attractions (free and paid) in 2017 and
Now that many museums, exhibition sites and gardens are welcoming visitors again following the easing of lockdown restrictions, there is so much history and beauty to explore – right on our doorstep. n Thursday August 13 the Ulster Folk Museum and Ulster American Folk Park will both reopen, while the
Titanic Belfast announced it would reopen on August 1 after a four-month shutdown that could have cost the economy tens of millions of pounds. The site, which has been named the world’s top tourist attraction, said it typically helps generate additional spending for the economy of £ 60million per year.
Every Shrove Tuesday until very recently in the towns of Co Cork, Blarney and Cobh, the girls ‘school closed about an hour before the boys’ school, to give the girls a safe chance to return home. Sometimes you would even see the local Guard Sergeant standing out outside the school
Colorado metallurgists JAG PANZER have released the video of the official lyrics of their cover of “Misty dew”, an Irish folk song about the 1916 Easter Rising. The track is taken from the band’s new album, “The deviant chord”, which will be released on September 29 via SPV/Steam hammer. The
Passengers waiting for a delayed flight at Newcastle Airport could feel a bit dejected while waiting in the departure lounge. But luckily for them, an Irish folk group also had to fly, and they had different ideas. Rather than reading a book or closing their eyes, Daoiri Farrell and his
This 25 year old version of Irish folk song ‘Grace’ is sure to be one of the best you’ll hear. Ceállach Reid, from yrone, posted this clip on his Facebook page last month, where it really started to take off. So far, it has nearly a quarter of a million